Dr. Carl Bertelsen, MD

Dr. Carl Bertelsen, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Carl Bertelsen, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Surgery Associates

2450 Samaritan Dr

San Jose, CA 95124
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bertelsen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bertelsen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Ucla Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • UCLA Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bertelsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bertelsen's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bertelsen to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Bertelsen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. B is not only brilliant, he is kind, caring and explains your surgery to you, even drawing pictures. I had to have a parathyroid gland removed which is basically cutting your neck open! I was scared but he actually stopped by before and after my surgery. This was my 3rd in 3 years. I never saw...more
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My surgery, a completely 'petrified gall bladder' without the normal pain associated with mal-functioning gall bladders was rapidly and successfully extracted several years ago. The operation was complicated by the large, calcified condition of the gall bladder but regardless, the operation and...more
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